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wars and the promise to cnge washington. what has mr. obama accomplished? joining us, new york times' columnist, david brooks, washington post columnist, e.j. dionne, msnbc's rachel maddow and ed gillespie. >>> and our "meet the press minute," 20 years ago the berlin wall is torn down. tom brokaw is the only journalist from a major news organization to broadcast those world changing events live. today he joins us from the very spot where the wall once stood. >>> but first, 13 dead and more than 30 injured after army psychiatrist major nadal kasan. investigators have concluded that the shooting rampage was not part of a terrorist plot. here this morning to talk about how this tragedy is affecting our troops, we are joined by the chief of staff, general george casey. general, welcome to "meet the press." i want to express my condolences for the fallen troops and their families this morning. >> tnk you very much. >> i want to ask you about the investigation, though i know you can't say very much. the key piece "the new york times" is reporting this morning was major hasin acting alone o
. it would enforce those standards for each city's transit system. the obama administration has not come wup a price tag just yet. congress would have to approve the plan. the obama administration's decision to try 9/11 suspects in new york continues to spark security concerns. the alleged 9/11 master mind, khalid shaikh mohammed and four others will stand trial at a civilian court just blocks from ground zero. that means terror suspects will enjoy the same rights as many american accused of a crime. critics argue the trial should be open -- or pardon me. should happen before a military tribunal in guantanamo bay. they claim the plan puts manhattan at greater risk of retaliation from terrorists. >> families are going to have to relive every day the september 11th events. as this trial drags on and on and on it will be an absolutely sickening experience. >> this trial unnecessarily puts the entire city back in the cross hairs of al qaeda. >> some are also worried about a plachb to turn an illinois prison into a detention center that would house guantanamo bay detay knows. illinois governor pa
side of the aisle which was more confusing to my friends, hanging out with the obama administration or hanging out with sharpton. >>> with us this morning, education secretary arne duncan, former democratic presidential candidate reverend al sharpton, and former house speaker newt gingrich. >>> in the "meet the press minute," as president obama lands in china this morning we look back to 1976 when george h.w. bush tries to explain a controversial chinese invitation extended to an impeached richard nixon. >> we can argue and there's plenty of room for opinion and i have my own personal opinion which i don't plan to divulge to you about how i feel about it, but i'm telling you how the chinese feel about it. >>> but first secretary of state hillary clinton is traveling in asia with president obama. i spoke to her hours ago from singapore. secretary clinton, welcome back to "meet the press." >> it's great to talk with you from singapore, david. thank you. >> let me begin by something that's very controversial back home, as you well know, the decision by the attorney general to transfer
with the architect of the obama campaign. an inside look at how he reached the white house and nearly one year after the election he has fulfilled his promises. with us, author of "the audacity to win." cam payne manager david plouffe. >>> but first, the treasury secretary timmy geithner, welcome back to "meet the press." >> good to be here. >> good economic news. the economy grew a little in the third quarter has people thinking things are better yet the market on friday dropped pretty sharply. does wall street think the recession is over? >> i think it is a good number. it was -- the growth was broad-based. it was investment, exports, consumption, housing for the first time, and it shows that just five months after the president came into office we got growth restarted, but it is just the beginning and we have a ways to go. unemployment is high and still rising. this is a very tough economy, still, for a huge numbers of american businesses, so we have a ways to go, david. >> do you think the recession is over? >> that's the judge the economists will make and they won't know until years from now, b
"meet the press minute," this morning president obama lands in china. back in 1976, then cia director and former u.s. envoy to china george h.w. bush appears on this program to try to explain china's controversial invitation to a former president and impeached richard nixon on only "meet the press." we have at least half a dozen relationships, 50 percent of my time is spent outside our company, collaborating with other companies, finding the next cure for the most serious diseases. the global opportunity is a fantastic one. we're able to reach audiences, connect with them in their local cultures and take our brands around the world. nyse euronext. powering the exchanging world. we need a new grid. more than half the energy never reaches a single light bulb. is that true? it's true. we need a smarter grid... smarter thermostats... smarter utility meters... smarter houses... [doorbell rings] smarter cities... smarter infrastructure... smarter networks. connect them all together... and what do you got? smarter energy grid. smarter planet... wasting less energy. that's what i'm working on
.99. >>> and we are back joined by the architect of the obama campaign campaign manager david plouffe here for the first interview of his new book "the audacity to win." >> god to be here david. >> what's made news already is your conversation in the book your descriptions of what was going on for that choice for number two, specifically hillary clinton. and you write about that in the book. i'll put it up on the screen. baa rauk continued to be intrigued by hillary. you can quote him as saying -- >> not the least of which could team obama and team clinton really get along after such a tough fight? >> well one of the reasons i wanted to focus on was the mythology during the campaign that president obama did not take hillary clinton seriously as a vp. the truth is he did. the fact that he chose her as secrety of ste reflects on her leadership qualities and her skill. i think it is an interesting insight into the president. i think the way he handled the vp selection very thorough very ma thought call, who would be his first partner in government he chose joe biden a hug
and why this happened. this grieving community will pause tuesday as thousands, including president obama, are expected to gather here for a memorial to honor the injured and fallen. jay gray, nbc news, ft. hood. >> officials still refuse to say tonight whether hasan is talking to investigators. >>> at least 91 people are dead, many more are missing. hurricane ida ravaged el salvador last night. heavy rains and 90 mile per hour winds caused massive flooding and mud slides. 7,000 people are in shelter. the death toll is expected to rise as rescue workers make their way into hard to reach areas devastated by the storm. >>> meanwhile people here in the united states are preparing for the possibility hurricane ida could hit the gulf coast. chuck's here with more on that. >> that's right. yes, indeed. a clear sky over washington right now. we are watching out for all eyes on ida down in the gulf coast. let's go ahead and check out our weather graphics computer. all eyes on ida, indeed. watches and warnings have already been posted. tropical storm and hurricane watches and warnings posted along
. >> investigators say at this point, they do not know why the gunman killed the officers. >>> president obama has decided to send 30,000 more troops to afghanistan. he set to announce details in a speech at west point tuesday. the troop build is up expected to be phased in over the next year. cost could be the biggest obstacle. at $1 million per trooper year the republicans think obama should delay his pricey health care plan. some democrats are in favor of a war tax on the wealthy. >>> black friday is gone but tomorrow is cybermonday. where and when you can find the best deals online. >>> plus the alleged party crashers won't be breaking their silence tomorrow after all. there's word they have put a hefty price tag on their first interview and we'll tell you all about. >>> it and david hasselhoff is in the hospital. new information on the star's condition and reports that he may have been moved to a psychiatric unit. >>> veronica, how's the work-week forecast shaping up? zbhoo a few scattered light showers. i'll tell you why it's a good dwrod kin >>> reagan national was a basis place today. this
. >> i hope not. i think this bill is a disaster for our country. president obama said it would be under $900 billion. it is not. president obama said it would not add to the deficit. it will. president obama said no one would lose the health care that they have, and they will. this is a terrible bill. what i would hope is that we could start all over with republican input, which was not in this bill, and try to do something for the american people that will bring down costs, will not cut medicare, and especially will give more access to people for affordable health care. >> you said you would like to see this stopped. what would you do to stop this bill? >> well, our only avenue to stop it is to let the american people know that their taxes are going to increase, that their premiums are going to increase, that medicare is going to be cut, and hope that democrats will bring republicans to the table. let's do something that will cut cost but not have a massive government takeover of health care. >> senator feinstein, the issue here is that, yes, a vote was cast positively to get the debat
're in washington, let's talk about president obama. were you chosen to give the invocation at the inauguration and here is a portion of what you said that day. >> give to our new president, barack obama, the wisdom to lead us with humility, the courage to lead us with integrity, the compassion to lead us with generosity. >> how has he done? >> well, i think this president came with a number of cards stacked against him, that's for sure. he entered the presidency with more on the plate than many of the previous presidents entered with, and my biggest fear is that there will be too much on the agenda and that things will get bogged down. i personally believe that the number one thing we need to do is get america back to work. i think before health care or anything else we need to get people back to work. there's nearly 10% unemployed. that's the equivalent of canada being unemployed. and so we have to look at this fact if we get people back to work, then we can work on some of the other issues. now afghanistan, of course, was already going on but that's what leadership is, is being able to balan
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